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Cuba Si!

Donald Trump’s attempt to turn the United States back into the country once shaped by Richard Nixon and J. Edgar Hoover took another step today when he signed a document reversing Barack Obama’s rapprochement with Cuba. 251 more words

Latin Music

'Chan Chan': Toward an Interpretation

Buena Vista Social Club. Quite possibly no articulation of the human experience reaches universality more closely than the collection of Cuban folk songs within this album. 774 more words

Buena Vista Social Club

New Arrival for Rent/Sale at Movie Village

Buena Vista Social Club, 1999. Wim Wenders directed this documentary about pre-revolutionary Cuban musicians who are brought out of retirement. Check this link for details on this Criterion Collection DVD. 6 more words

Recent Arrival

The Syncopated Rhythm of Havana

By Marti Winer ~

Upon arriving in Cuba when queried as to what I would like to do while there, I naively asked when we would get to go see some music. 466 more words


Back in Havana

Havana, Havana: you rose around us once more. We crawled through traffic into the city, this time heading not for El Centro, but Vedado, the animated voices of the French bantering happily as I took my girlfriend’s hand and opened the window. 1,435 more words


Buena Vista Social Club: summer #music

Might not really reflect how I feel, but the sun is shining and I saw this on Youtube while looking for music, so I thought ‘why not?’ My only regret is that I have no ingredients for mojitos and no tequila/lime.